Florence: Politics in Art and Architecture
Lecture no. 16 from the course: The Guide to Essential Italy
Taught by Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Begin your tour of Florence by delving into the history of the feudal clans and merchant class that built the city. Visit the Uffizi, another of the world’s greatest repositories of art; the imposing Palazzo Vecchio, with its dramatic Medici history; and the Orsanmichele, a building central to the medieval Florentine economy.